Fuchsia’s advice for those starting out is to start small and work in stages. It takes a lot of work and time to establish a garden but it should take less maintenance over time.
Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!
With fruit that tastes like vanilla custard mixed with creamy banana and peaches, you’ll be wanting this in your yard!
The worst of winter seems to have passed us by now, and our hearts are singing with thoughts of spring – our fruit trees’ buds are beginning to swell, bees are venturing out to...
Permablitz is currently on the prowl for new members to help us in our mission to convert gardens into edible oases!
The murnong has a flower shaped like a dandelion, and beneath its innocuous, grass-like leaves lies a delicious, sweet yam.
This beautiful and productive food forest was established in the early 1990’s by local residents and is now managed by volunteers from Moreland Community Gardening. We’ve held working bees and perma-parties here before (2017, 2014 and 2013) and they’re always a very productive riot.
Melbourne as an urban forest, living life without plastic, the return of the Guild Sessions, a permablitz revisit, a new Collective member, tips for the garden and more!
Pip Magazine has been spreading the good word of permaculture across Australia since 2017, and we’ve been following them every step of the way.
In this suburban pocket of Brunswick West you can see the Permablitz catchphrase “eating the suburb—one backyard at a time” in action. There are three front yards in a row, all full of flourishing green edibles.
Carob trees can live for over 100 years, grow to 15m and produce a trunk girth of up to 3.5m. You can plant them wherever an olive tree will grow, and their pods are delicious as a chocolate substitute.